By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the chickenpox outbreak at the Ladysmith Elementary School in Rusk County, Wisconsin, county health officials report the outbreak has grown to eleven...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Health officials in Virginia are informing people who were at various locations listed below during the specified time frames that they may have been exposed to a person with...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated approval to Enhertu (fam-trastuzumab deruxtecan-nxki) for the treatment of adults with unresectable (unable to be removed with surgery) or metastatic...

All the letter-writing, phone calls, meetings with members of Congress and the federal government are paying off for 15 year old LivLyme Foundation founder Olivia Goodreau. The Kay Hagan Tick Act is...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 While the numbers of dengue fever cases in Bangladesh have decreased dramatically since its peak in August this year (53,000), the country has still reported in excess of 1,000...

In a follow-up on the status of the Kay Hagan Tick Act, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Tina Smith (D-MN) announced that legislation they authored to improve research, prevention, diagnostics, and...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 The Samoa Ministry of Health confirms a total of 5,494 measles cases have been reported to the Disease Surveillance Team, since the outbreak started. There were 31 recorded...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 The number of measles cases have risen across the globe and in Turkey, cases have nearly quadrupled since 2018. According to a Bianet report (computer translated), confirmed...

This week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued the first Project BioShield contract to fund the advanced development needed to support the expanded use of an existing antibiotic...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 UN health officials report the  number of plague cases reported in Madagascar in 2019 has remained below the 5-year average. Since 5 August 2019, 88 plague cases have been...